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NAMHC Minutes of the 222nd Meeting

July 17, 2009

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Public Health Service
National Institutes of Health
National Institute of Mental Health

Introduction

The National Advisory Mental Health Council (NAMHC) convened a closed session meeting to review grant applications via teleconference. The meeting began at 1:00 p.m. on July 17, 2009, and adjourned at approximately 2:40 p.m. Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Director, National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) chaired the meeting.

Council Members Present at the Grant Review Session

(See Appendix A: Council Roster)

Chairperson

  • Thomas R. Insel, M.D.

Executive Secretary

  • Jane A. Steinberg, Ph.D.

Council Members

  • Carl C. Bell, M.D.
  • Elizabeth Childs, M.D., P.C.
  • Robert Desimone, Ph.D.
  • Ralph J. DiClemente, Ph.D.
  • Howard B. Eichenbaum, Ph.D.
  • Daniel H. Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Portia E. lversen
  • Dilip V. Jeste, M.D.
  • Pat R. Levitt, Ph.D.
  • David A. Lewis, M.D.
  • John S. March, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Steven M. Paul, M.D.

I hereby certify that, to the best of my knowledge, the foregoing minutes are accurate and complete.

Thomas R. Insel, M.D., Chairperson

Appendix A: Council Roster

(Terms end 9/30 of designated year)

Chairperson

  • Thomas R. Insel, M.D.
    Director
    National Institute of Mental Health
    Bethesda, MD

Executive Secretary

  • Jane A. Steinberg, Ph.D.
    Director
    Division of Extramural Activities
    National Institute of Mental Health
    Bethesda, MD

Members

  • David G. Amaral, Ph.D. (12)
    Professor
    Department of Psychiatry
    The M.I.N.D. Institute
    University of California, Davis
    Sacramento, CA
  • Carl C. Bell, M.D. (11)
    President and CEO
    Community Mental Health Council and Foundation, Inc.
    Chicago, IL
  • Glorisa J. Canino, Ph.D. (09)
    Director, Behavioral Sciences Research Institute
    University of Puerto Rico
    Medical Sciences Campus
    San Juan, PR
  • Elizabeth Childs, M.D., M.P.A. (10)
    Private Practice
    Brookline, MA
  • Robert Desimone, Ph.D. (11)
    Director, McGovern Institute for Brain Research
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Cambridge, MA
  • Ralph J. DiClemente, Ph.D. (12)
    Candler Professor
    Department of Behavioral Sciences and
    Health Education
    Rollins School of Public Health
    Emory University
    Atlanta, GA
  • Howard B. Eichenbaum, Ph.D. (12)
    Professor and Director
    Center for Memory and Brain
    Department of Psychology
    Boston University
    Boston, MA
  • Daniel H. Geschwind, M.D., Ph.D. (11)
    Gordon & Virginia MacDonald
    Distinguished Chair in Human Genetics
    Professor of Neurology & Psychiatry
    University of California, Los Angeles
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Portia E. Iversen (12)
    Co-Founder
    Cure Autism Now Foundation and
    Autism Genetic Resource Exchange
    Los Angeles, CA
  • Dilip V. Jeste, M.D. (10)
    Estelle and Edgar Levi Chair in Aging
    Distinguished Professor of Psychiatry and
    Neuroscience
    Stein Institute for Research on Aging
    University of California, San Diego
    La Jolla, CA
  • Norwood Knight-Richardson, M.D., M.B.A. (09)
    Vice Chairman of Department of Psychiatry
    Director of the Public Psychiatry Training Program
    Director of Oregon Health and Science University
    Neuropsychiatric Institute
    Oregon Health and Science University
    Portland, OR
  • Pat R. Levitt, Ph.D. (09)
    Director, Zilkha Neurogenetic Institute
    Chair, Department of Cell and Neurobiology
    Keck School of Medicine of USC
    USC School of Pharmacy
    University of Southern California
    Los Angeles, CA
  • David A. Lewis, M.D. (11)
    Director, Translational Neuroscience Program
    University of Pittsburgh
    Pittsburgh, PA
  • John S. March, M.D., M.P.H. (10)
    Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
    Director, Division of Neurosciences Medicine
    Duke Clinical Research Institute
    Duke University Medical Center
    Durham, NC
  • Thomas H. McGlashan, M.D. (12)
    Professor
    Department of Psychiatry
    Yale University School of Medicine
    New Haven, CT
  • Steven M. Paul, M.D. (12)
    Executive Vice President
    Science and Technology
    President, Lilly Research Laboratories
    Eli Lilly and Company
    Indianapolis, IN
  • Enola K. Proctor, Ph.D. (10)
    Frank J. Bruno Professor of Social Work Research
    Washington University in St. Louis
    St. Louis, MO

Ex Officio Members

Office of the Secretary, DHHS

  • Kathleen Sebelius
    Secretary
    Department of Health and Human Services
    Washington, DC

National Institutes of Health

  • Raynard S. Kington, M.D., Ph.D.
    Acting Director
    National Institutes of Health
    Bethesda, MD

Veterans Affairs

  • Ira Katz, M.D., Ph.D.
    Department of Veterans Affairs
    Office of Mental Health Services
    Washington DC

Department of Defense

  • John A. Ralph, Ph.D.
    Commander, U.S. Navy
    National Naval Medical Center
    Bethesda, MD

Liaison Representative

  • A. Kathryn Power, M.Ed.
    Director, Center for Mental Health Services
    Rockville, MD